Extended Equipment Service Life

Operational conditions are unique to each installation, thus the equipment operating environment and heat load demands will vary within a single installation over time, and between installations. This variance may affect the service life of any type of equipment that is subject to the adverse conditions present in all furnace shops. However, many features of Systems Spray-Cooled extend the useful equipment service life far beyond the capabilities of alternative technologies.

  • The continuous thin carbon steel plate hot face is the only “wear” item in the equipment and is readily repairable and/or replaceable. The remaining structural, containment, spray system distribution piping, spraying system delivery piping, spray nozzles, etc. are protected from the operating environment and thus have an indefinite service life.
  • The inherent scrubbing action of the spraying system virtually eliminates scale build-up on the hot face, thus extending the service life of the only “wear” item present.
  • Our patented cooling method applications have drastically increased the service life of the most historically problematic areas of furnace components.
  • Smooth plate construction reduces the inherent erosion-corrosion effects of the dust-laden gases present, thus extending the service life of the equipment.

Spray-Cooled™ Service Life Video

Improving furnace reliability while decreasing and easing maintenance requirements, providing SAFER working conditions in a cleaner environment, reducing the cost of spare parts inventories while extending the service life of the equipment, and providing for more production with less energy, Systems Spray-Cooled equipment is “Staying Cool in a Hot Business”.

Spray-Cooled™ Capabilities Brochure

Brochure for the Systems Spray-Cooled™ division, whose water-cooling systems include extended service life of the equipment

Overview of Systems Spray-Cooled, our division whose water-cooling systems have equipment service life far beyond alternative technologies